Feb 26, 2014 4:00pm EST
decades experience in the fbi disagrees. >> it's almost as if the family is asking them to look into the mindset of miss kerry and cry to understand what she was thinking. that's almost an insurmountable task for these officer. >> reporter: clark added they have one mission in washington d.c. and they will go to great lengths to protect everyone involved. neither agency would comment on the kerry incident citing the ongoing investigation. >> it is absolutely a different location. when you think about it, you know, what's going through these officer's mind, what is ground zero if you're indeed a terrorist? it would be washington d.c., the white house, the capitol. >> reporter: both clark and the kerry family are dealing with a lot of unknowns that left washington d.c. on lockdown for a short time. what they do know is this key to investigating all this would be to determine exactly how it started at that white house security post. just how fast was kerry going and was she driving aggressively. if that video exists it's still not published. >> there's no cameras that can tell us all angles
Mar 5, 2014 6:00am EST
stafford home. gonzalez has been an fbi agent for nearly two decades. jury selection was postponed yesterday because of bad weather. >>> one person was killed and seven others injured in a new jersey gas explosion. take a look at this video. construction crews damaged a gas line in the trenton suburb of ewing yesterday afternoon. a spark triggered the explosion that destroyed ten homes and damaged 45 others. >>> happening today, a minimum wage of $10.10 closer to becoming law in maryland. the bill is heading to the house of delegates for approval today. the house economic matters committee approved that bill yesterday. they rejected a bill that would set a different standard amount for rural areas. the committee also delayed the proposed three-step increase by six months. instead of taking effect in july, the first phase increase to $8.20 will take place next january:president obama heads to connecticut to rally support with four governors who are also looking to raise wages in their states. raising the minimum wage has become a midterm election talking point for democrats. the pre
Mar 1, 2014 7:00am EST
fact, it's based on a real american hustle, an fbi sting called abscam that engulfed congress in 1980. >> the biggest political scandal to hit washington since watergate. >> reporter: and it was the first made-for-tv scandal re new jersey, and of course, here in washington, d.c., where two congressmen, frank thompson and john murphy, were caught on tape taking bribes in this very house, a house that the fbi was renting from an unsuspecting "washington post" reporter. the tapes produced memorable moments, including congressman ozzie myers uttering these infamous words -- >> money talks in this business, and bull [ bleep ] talks. it's the same way in washington." >> reporter: to this day, myers says he and other lawmakers were entrapped by the fbi. >> no one was ever predisposed to any kind of criminal activity. >> reporter: the u.s. attorney in new jersey during abscam who worked on the case sort of agrees, calling the operation unsavory. >> the politicians disgraced themselves by going before the camera, but the justice department disgraced itself as well. they didn't control this inv
Mar 4, 2014 11:00am EST
shooting. no one has been arrested. >> today, the trial of arthur gonzalez will begin. the fbi agent is accused of killing his estranged wife. gonzalez says he was defending himself when she attacked him last spring. police say she was shot to death in gonzalez's north stafford home. the couple had two children together. >>> and new on news 4 at midday, national park service just announced the cherry blossoms peak bloom will be april 8th through the 12th. organizers are also making plans for the cherry blossom festival. news 4's megan mcgrath is at the news conference right now. look for her live report at 11:30 this morning. >>> the crisis in ukraine. coming up, the help the u.s. may soon provide that country's new government. >>> plus, president obama is talking about his new budget this morning at a d.c. school. the tax credit he wants to provide for some parents. woah, this kitchen is beautiful! give him the tour. let me show you! soft-close drawers, farm sink! where's my room? we had to take just a little bit for the kitchen. because your kitchen dreams can be big. ikea has it all.